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BAER, Ethel Lucile (Miller) 1924-2016


Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 5/9/2017 at 22:19:59

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Ave. in Waterloo

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Ave. in Waterloo

Fairview Cemetery in Dunkerton, Iowa

May be directed to Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church, 1207 Kimball Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50702, or the family.


Ethel Lucile Baer, age 92, of Waterloo died Friday, December 16, 2016, at Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born July 9, 1924, in Bennington Township, rural Black Hawk County, the daughter of Elmer Robert Frederick and Ruth Evonna (Goff) Miller.

Ethel graduated valedictorian of the Dunkerton High School Class of 1943.

She was united in marriage with Harold Lyle Baer on June 21, 1944, in Bennington Township, Black Hawk County, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 19, 1980.

Ethel worked in the distribution department at Allen Memorial Hospital from 1974 until her retirement in 1984. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Kimball Avenue United Methodist Churches.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Lyle (Judee) Baer of Cedar Falls and Charles Anthony “Kemo” Baer of Waterloo; three daughters: Judith Ann (Paul) DeLong of Eden, Utah, Jean Marie (David) Marvitz of Waterloo and Carol Ann (Aspie) Tamboli of Houston, Texas; 14 grandchildren: Don, Rich, Ronald, Galadriel, Jennifer, Michelle, Ernest, Damion, Keane, Brandon, Anthony, Kenneth, Ashlei and Crystal; 28 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Eugene Cecil Miller of Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; a daughter, Brenda Sue Taylor in 2000; a grandson, Robert Jack Baer in 1971; a brother, Earl Lester Miller in 1932; and a sister, Rose Marie Miller in 1982.

Source: Kearns Funeral Service website


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